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Print alignment I just got an hp deskjet 820cse from a friend and i tried to hook it up on a computer running xp home. it seems work great after throughly cleaning it but i cant get it to print strait. it keeps slanting to the left as it prints down a page. i have tried and tried to align it but all i have managed to do was waste paper and ink so if anyone has a solution to this problem please help me, i would hate to through a perfectly good printer away!

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  • jessica84 Dec 17, 2007

    nope, dosent seem to be the roller cause it looks and feels the same as the others and when it prints the paper dont look krooked going in or coming out.

  • jessica84 Dec 17, 2007

    its the printing thats slanting

  • jessica84 Dec 17, 2007

    nope still slanting

  • jessica84 Dec 17, 2007

    i used a little wd40 and it actually did improve the movement of the cartrige carriage but didnt stop the slanting.

  • jessica84 Dec 17, 2007

    still dosent work, although it was pretty filthy

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Hi, the printer has rubber rollers which pulls the paper in during printing, it seems like one side of the intake pully does not have enough presure or the rubber has hardned or worn out, hence it is slipping off,check that area , let me know.

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  • ravi chavan Dec 17, 2007

    hi, is the paper shifting or the printing is slanting towards left,???? let know

  • ravi chavan Dec 17, 2007

    Ok, First try and grease up the cartridge carriage shaft, the one on which the carriage goes left and right, in most of the cases this is a root cause.. let me know

  • ravi chavan Dec 17, 2007

    wd40 is for switch cleaning, u need some lubricant/greese, anyways..second step...you can see a transperent plastic strip running in the carriage rear on top, use a tissue and clean it up on both sides,, let me know..

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